WOSU: In-Patient Behavioral Health Facility For Adolescents Opens In Columbus

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SUN Behavioral Health opens an in-patient adolescent facility in North Columbus on Monday. Central Ohio kids who could be a danger to themselves or others have limited options for the comprehensive care they need. Brandon Farris from SUN Behavioral Health estimates Franklin County only has about 60 beds for in-patient services for young people struggling… continue reading »

May is Mental Health Month

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Today marks the start of National Mental Health Month. For 70 years, the U.S. has honored this observance to build mental health awareness about the importance of mental health. Check out this video from the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare and help us spread the word to break down barriers and give all patients true… continue reading »

AIA: A new era dawns in behavioral health design

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The American Institute of Architects, March 18, 2019 — Departing from the institutionalized care of the past, architects are designing behavioral health hospitals, clinics, and specialized environments that better reflect the needs of patients and staff. Erin Sharp Newton has spent years designing buildings in cities around the globe, always with a focus on how her work… continue reading »

The State of Mental Health in America

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Mental Health America recently released its latest report on the state of mental health in America. We’ve included some of their key findings in the following. Read the full report here. Over 44 million American adults have a mental health condition. Since the release of the first State of Mental Health in America report (2015),… continue reading »